December 1, 2009 18:02

The Killers announce new Christmas single in support of World AIDS Day

Band release 'Happy Birthday Guadalupe' today (December 1)

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The Killers have announced a new Christmas single to be released today (December 1) in support of World AIDS Day.

The band have released 'Happy Birthday Guadalupe' digitally in accordance with the (RED) charity, and announced that all proceeds from the song will go to the Global Fund to fight AIDS in Africa.

The song, which is The Killers fourth Christmas single for (RED), features a guest appearances from Wild Light and Mariachi El Bronx.

"We're thrilled to be releasing our fourth Christmas song with (RED)," The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers said of the track. "(RED), through the Global Fund programmes it supports, has made great strides in providing care to those affected by AIDS throughout Africa, and it’s our honour to continue to contribute to that cause."

The song and video for 'Happy Birthday Guadalupe' is available to download now at all digital providers.

Gym Class Heroes' Travis Barker has also released a song for World AIDS Day, titled 'One At A Time'.

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